Do you have a joint or muscle problem?
Please use the FREE getUBetter app designed and written by your local clinicians in
Somerset. It offers local tips, advice, and exercises tailored to you and your stage
- Instant access
- Easy to use
- Safe and effective
Your healthcare professionals cannot be with you 24/7, but getUBetter can.
Why is self-care important?
Most musculoskeletal (MSK) injuries and conditions can be treated at home and
get better without the need for a specialist appointment. getUBetter gives you the
knowledge, skills, and confidence you need to improve your MSK health and lifestyle.
What is getUBetter?
getUBetter is a safe and effective way to help you self-manage your injury or
condition at home, work, and on the move.
The app covers a range of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions…
- Back and leg
- Sprains and strains – leg
- Upper Limb Tendinopathy
- Lower Limb Tendinopathy
…and is designed to help you trust your recovery, live and work well.
Who is getUBetter for?
Anyone 18 or over who needs help with a joint or muscle problem.
What will I get?
- Easy-to-follow self-progression exercises
- Instant and 24/7 access to a personalised programme
- Daily tips and local guidance from day one
- Advice on where to seek help when needed
- Access to local treatments and services
What are the next steps?
- Follow the link to access your local health service, then select your GP practice, as
well as the condition you’d like support with. Enter your email:
- Download the getUBetter app and sign up using the same email address.
- Follow the instructions in the app to access your local support pathway.
- Log in and follow your programme regularly to improve your MSK health.
If you need further help getting started, watch our videos (GetUBetter get started,
GetUBetter How it works) or get in touch with one of our team:
The app is not suitable for:
- Under 18-year-olds
- People with worsening neurological symptoms like numbness, weakness, or
problems with bowel or bladder.
- People diagnosed with an infection, rheumatological problems, neurological issues,
cancer, kidney, fracture, and pelvic organ pain.
- People that are requiring an ongoing close medical attention.
- People with very severe, worsening symptoms
- Pregnancy-related symptoms